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Human rights in Zambia

Human rights are the basic rights and freedoms that belong to every person in the world. Find out about organizations and their role in promoting and monitoring human rights. Human rights are moral principles or norms that describe certain standards of human behaviour, and are regularly protected as legal rights in national and international law. They are commonly understood as inalienable fundamental rights 'to which a person is inherently entitled simply because she or he is a human being' and which are 'inherent in all human beings' regardless of their nation, location, language, religion, ethnic origin or any other status.